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" To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too... "
Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: A-L - Page 144
by David Erskine Baker - 1812
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - Great Britain - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - Great Britain - 1838
...tediousness, and obscurity" — with much more to the like effect. Again we are told of one of his plays, — "To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Julius Cser. Antony and ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the,confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any...
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Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare - 1841
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved text of E ...

William Shakespeare - 1842
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1844
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...reader rejoices at his fall." What, lastly, shall we say to the bow-wow about ' Cymbeline ? ' — " To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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Studies of Shakspere: Forming a Companion Volume to Every Edition of the Text

Charles Knight - 1849 - 560 pages
...what Dr. Johnson says, in a tone of eriticism which belongs as much to the age as to the man, about " the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life." When Johnson wrote this,...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; ILLISTARTED; EMBRACING A LIFE OF ...

1851
...natural dialogues, and some pleasing scenes ; but they are obtained at the expense of much incongruity. To remark the folly of the fiction, the absurdity...conduct, the confusion of the names and manners of different times, and the impossibility of the events in any system of life, were to waste criticism...
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